December 22, 2023

Center for Global Affairs Alumni Spotlight: Kwesi Selassie

M.S. in Global Affairs ‘19

Concentration in Global Business

Currently, Kwesi is a Senior Vice President at Citi

What makes you proud to be an alum?
I got a chance to meet so many people from all walks of life and got a chance to compete outside of my comfort zone.

What are your main areas of responsibility in your current role?
Risk Management.

How did your time at the CGA help prepare you for this role?
No matter how difficult it gets, don't forget the goal.

Any favorite memories at the CGA?
The late nights and the after-class drinks with friends.

Any other notable achievements that you would like us to know about?
I am the founder and creator of the Sankofa Volunteering Program which aims to bridge the gap between experienced professionals and people starting out new careers or people looking to transition into new roles.

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